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In-Home Day Care Programs: Taking Care of Food Allergy & Intolerance

If you're preparing to start a child day care program in your home, you'll need to make sure that your kitchen will be fully stocked with kitchen accessories, equipment, and food. However, beyond that, it's a good idea for you to be prepared to care for a child with a life-threatening food allergy, such as a milk allergy, or a severe intolerance to a particular food, such as to wheat. Read More 

Understanding And Fixing The Cold Water Sandwich

Most sandwiches are delicious, but the "cold water sandwich" you might experience when you turn on the hot water in the morning will not leave you with the satisfaction of a nice BLT. The cold water sandwich effect occurs when you have a tankless water heater. Since water is heated "on demand", residual water pipes in the pipes can still be hot from the last person who used the hot water. Read More 

DIY Concrete Seawall Repair Tips

Seawalls are essential constructions placed along lake and ocean shorelines to help reduce erosion where roads and homes sit close to the shore. If you have a lake waterfront property, then you will need to inspect the seawall construction for wear and tear. If you notice small cracks and voids in the concrete, then you can make some minor repairs yourself. If you feel confident about doing this, then learn about some tips that will assist you. Read More 

3-Step Guide To Removing The Moss On Your Shingled Roof

After a particularly wet spring, you may notice that you have moss growing on your roof. Not only can this growth detract from the beauty of your home, it can also cause serious damage to your roof. If you want to try removing the moss yourself using natural ingredients, use the three-step guide below. Step 1:  Remove Excess Moss Using A Pressure Washer The first step involves removing the excess moss using a pressure washer. Read More 

3 Questions To Help You Decide If A Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump Is Right For You

Heat pumps cool and heat your home by pulling cooled or heated air out of the exterior air or ground. While a ducted heat pump uses the existing ductwork in your home, a ductless heat pump (also known as a ductless mini-split heat pump or just mini-split) doesn't require ductwork. A ductless system is an incredibly energy-efficient option that relies on one exterior unit and several indoor units, hence the term " Read More